My Letter : My Dearest Ana Essay examples

1005 Words Mar 10th, 2016 5 Pages
My dearest Ana,

It’s crazy to think that six years ago, today, you came into my life. I can say with the utmost certainty that, because of you, my life has changed. I think it’s time to admit that I’ve always admired the way you left traces of you wherever you went. There are places that don 't feel the same because your presence still lingers in them. I can only leave those places with you on my mind and a heavy heart, but at least you can say you 've left an imprint.
Over the years I 've noticed that instead of torching cities and burning buildings to the ground, you destroyed intangible things like thoughts and feelings - things no monetary value could ever repair. Thanks to you, I 've been alienated. I have yet to confide in someone about you and not get a blank stare in return as if I had just spoken in a tongue that was not my own. I’ve learned that it’s so hard for people to grasp that the things in your mind can be detrimental to your health. They don’t get that self destruction can be caused by the desperate search for control - that it’s not always about self loathing. They don 't know what it 's like to not have the energy to do anything but pick apart everything you 've ever hated about yourself. Thanks to you, I can 't stop thinking about what everyone around me thinks. It’s become the only thing I obsess over more than the consumed calories and how I plan to cleanse myself of them. I can go weeks without thinking for myself. I didn 't even think either were…

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